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2013 HoAME Club Vintage Motorcycle Show





Clymer Manuals On the Road – The Heart of America Motorcycle Enthusiasts (HoAME) Club Vintage Show is one of the Midwest’s leading vintage motorcycle shows. Stroll through the Airline History Museum while enjoying some of the most beautiful restored and custom motorcycles. This year’s theme was Superbikes from the 70s and 80s. So on display was everything from a sandcast CB750 to a Z900 to numerous Ducatis, Moto Guzzis, Triumphs and Nortons.

Clymer on the lift and Clymer Girl are lucky to have the largest show of vintage classic and antique motorcycles in our very own back yard. Clymer Manuals didn't have to go far to attend the Heart Of America Motorcycle Enthusiasts club 22nd Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show. Classic vintage antique British, German, Japanese, Italian, European, American motor bikes were all on display. Manufacturers on display included Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, BMW, Harley Davidson, Vincent, Triumph, BSA, Norton, Brough Superior, Lawrence of Arabia, T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Jay Leno, Leno has nothing on us, we love you Jay, Leno's Garage, Indian, Cushman, Vespa, Laverda, Puch, Lambretta, MV Augusta, Ducati, Matchless, Zundapp, Moto Guzzi AJS and more. There were 100% perfect restorations, bikes ridden in, a few trailer queens, full-on customs, cafe racers, choppers, bobbers, trials bikes, dirt bikes, road racers...any type or style motorcycle you could image.

The show was held at the Kansas City Airline History Museum at the Kansas City Downtown Airport. Also displayed were two classic vintage antique passenger airplanes planes: a Douglas DC-3 and a Martin 404. Right outside the hangar was a 1958 Super Constellation, or Super Connie.

Heart of America Motorcycle Enthusiasts 2013 Vintage Bike Show Class Winners

Trophies – Best Only

Best-in-Show Presented by Heart of America Motorcycle Enthusiasts
1977 MV Agusta 850 SS Dale Keesecker

Motorcycle Heritage Award Sponsored by Clymer Manuals
1975 Honda GL 1000 Doug Rollert

People’s Choice Sponsored by Motorcycle Classics Magazine
1911 Pierce Tim Thoele

Feature: Best 70’s SuperBike Sponsored by Clymer Manuals
1974 Kawasaki Z 900 Dale Keesecker

Best Competition Motorcycle Sponsored by Heartland Park Topeka
1980 Honda CB 750F Tom Marquardt

Constellation Award Sponsored by Motorcycle Closeouts
1972 Suzuki RV90J Gary Berger

Best Modern SuperBike Sponsored by ThoughtBytes
1985 Honda VF1000R Timothy DeWitt

TROPHIES: Best and 2nd
Best American Motorcycle Sponsored by : The Roasterie
Best 1911 Pierce Tim Thoele
2nd 1920 Indian Board Track Racer Steve Parcell

Best British Motorcycle Sponsored by: Engle Motors
Best 1953 Ariel KHA Twin Dale Keesecker
2nd 1928 AJS K9 Chris Pugsley

Best European Motorcycle Sponsored by: Reno’s Powersports KC
Best 1986 Laverda SFC 1000 Dale Keesecker
2nd 1952 BMW R51/3 Mike Jones

Best Japanese Motorcycle Sponsored by: Donnell’s Motorcycles
Best 1967 Honda cb450 Ron Covell
2nd 1975 Honda GL 1000 Doug Rollert

Best Competition Motorcycle Sponsored by: Heartland Park Topeka
2nd 1983 Suzuki RGB 500 Gerald Tims


Award Classes – Best & 2nd

Best BMW Sponsored by Engle Motors
Best 1967 BMW R50/2 Wes Faulconer
2nd 1952 BMW R51/3 Mike Jones

Best BSA Sponsored by Blue Star Motorcycles
Best 1929 BSA 770 Colonial John Garcia
2nd 1971 BSA Triple Dale Keesecker

Best Ducati Sponsored by Reno’s PowerSports KC
Best 1972 Ducati 750 GT Harold Johnson
2nd 1980 Ducati Darmah LJ Bergman

Best Moto Guzzi Sponsored by Reno’s PowerSports KC
Best 1974 Moto Guzzi LAPD Police 850 Eldorado Andy Ronald
2nd 1976 Moto Guzzi 850T-3 Bill Doll

Best Honda Sponsored by Shawnee Cycle Plaza
Best 1973.5 Honda CB500 James E. Smith
2nd 1977 Honda CB750 Tommy Ray

Best Indian Sponsored by Austin Motorsports
Best 1920 Indian Board Track Racer Steve Parcell
2nd 1946 Indian Police Chief Glenn A. Davis

Best Kawasaki Sponsored by HOAME
Best 1972 Kawasaki H2 Chris Glaze
2nd 1974 Kawasaki Z900 Dale Keesecker

Best Suzuki Sponsored by Donnell’s Motorcycles
Best 1972 Suzuki GT750 Bob Doll
2nd 1972 Suzuki RV90J Gary Berger

Best Triumph Sponsored by Engle Motors
Best 1977 Triumph Bonneville Jim Keeler
2nd 1967 Triumph Trophy George Kracke

Best Yamaha Sponsored by Shawnee Cycle Plaza
Best 1974 Yamaha GT80 Richard Young
2nd 1973 Yamaha MX360 Russ Morgan

Best Preservation Sponsored by KC Brake
Best 1913 Pope Board Track Racer Gerald Tims
2nd 1962 Ducati Bronco Bob Peters

Best Café Award Sponsored by Cafe Racer
Best 1973 Kawasaki S1 LJ Bergman
2nd 1968 Triumph 250 Harry Enyart

Best Moto Giro Sponsored by Martech Printing
Best 1964 Honda S 90 CS Mike Fickel
2nd 1972 Honda CB 100 Clifford Miller

Best Motor Scooter Sponsored by Scooter World
Best 1952 Allstate Deluxe Bill Brown
2nd 1982 Honda NZ 50 Michael Hall

Best Mini-Bike Sponsored by Mission Kitchen and Bath
Best 1974 Yamaha GT 80 Richard Young
2nd 1972 Scat Cat Mini Bike Bill Brown